Masterpiece Living Ambassador Named 2014 LeadingAge Texas Outstanding Resident!

Congratulations, Yvonne Ferris, in being named the 2014 LeadingAge Texas Outstanding Resident! Yvonne is a Querencia at Barton Creek resident and a Masterpiece Living Ambassador who promotes the community culture of successful aging. Querencia at Barton Creek is also certified Center for Successful Aging (CSA). LeadingAge chose Yvonne among more than 30,000 possible candidates within 250 communities. Read more here: Austin […]

Changing Lifestyle Behaviors

The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) recently published Changing Lifestyle Behaviors: three approaches that work. In this informative article, reporter Marilynn Larkin speaks with three experts in the field of aging, Dr. Michael Mantell, Dr. Carol Ewing Garber and Masterpiece Living President, Dr. Roger Landry. In it, they share evidence-based strategies to promote better health, well-being, and quality of life […]

Highlights From the Sixth Annual MPL Lyceum

Masterpiece Living® (MPL), a successful aging initiative, which maximizes the potential of older adults, held its Sixth Annual Lyceum at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel in early April. The Lyceum, named after the location of Aristotle`s Athenian school of philosophy, is known for its thought-provoking speakers, and innovative, actionable ideas. There were more than 200 attendees from 79 partner organizations representing 26 […]

Creating a Wellness Framework for the Aging Profession

The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) recently published the Career Paths for Wellness Professionals white paper as part of their continued effort to create a framework for wellness programs and career paths for those in the active aging industry. As the ICAA points out, unlike many other professions (e.g. law, engineering, etc.) there is a “lack of standardization in defining career titles, […]

Senior Housing News Features Somerby of Mobile as a Center for Successful Aging

Somerby of Mobile was recently featured in “Senior Housing News” for its healthy aging programs and culture. SHN is the nation`s leading source for news and information covering the senior housing industry. Somerby told SHN that becoming a Center for Successful Aging (CSA), and using research-based aging initiatives created by Masterpiece Living, has been a major draw for prospective residents. “It was […]